Theoule-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The resort at Theoule-sur-Mer is on the coast near Cannes, and is a cheaper alternative to staying at Cannes or Nice

Theoule-sur-Mer is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Theoule-sur-Mer. For detailed visitor information see the Theoule-sur-Mer travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Theoule-sur-Mer in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cannes at 8 km and Ile Sainte-Marguerite at 8 km.

Theoule-sur-Mer, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 4 km (direction )

While lacking the attractions of the more important Riviera towns, Mandelieu-la-Napoule is well placed...

See Mandelieu-la-Napoule guide


Seaside resort at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

Cannes has a charming town and harbour area, and is one of the most...

See Cannes guide
Ile Sainte-Marguerite

Ile Sainte-Marguerite

Island at 8 km (direction east)

The Ile Sainte-Marguerite is one of the Iles de Lérins on the Cote d'Azur...

See Ile Sainte-Marguerite guide
Ile Saint-Honorat

Ile Saint-Honorat

Island at 8 km (direction east)

The Ile Saint-Honorat, one of the Iles de Lerins south of Cannes, is best...

See Ile Saint-Honorat guide
Iles de Lérins

Iles de Lérins

Island at 9 km (direction east)

The Iles de Lérins is a peaceful group of islands to the south of...

See Iles de Lérins guide
Massif de l\'Esterel

Massif de l'Esterel

at 10 km (direction west), in the Var department

The Massif d'Esterel is a substantial region of countryside on the riviera with hiking...

See Massif de l'Esterel guide


at 10 km (direction west)

The traditional Provencal town of Pegomas is ideally visited in early spring as part...

See Pegomas guide


at 11 km (direction south-west), in the Var department

Agay is a very small Riviera resort to the south of the Massif d'Esterel...

See Agay guide


at 11 km (direction north-west)

Tanneron is a small village, often visited by those enjoying the leisure lake at...

See Tanneron guide


at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

You will want to pause several times to admire the views across Cannes Bay...

See Mougins guide
Valmasque Parc

Valmasque Parc

at 13 km (direction north-east)

Valmasque Parc is a tranquil park of trees and picnic areas...

See Valmasque Parc guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

A short distance west of Antibes, Juan-les-Pins is one of the liveliest resorts in...

See Juan-les-Pins guide
Cap d\'Antibes

Cap d'Antibes

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

The Cap d'Antibes peninsula is a tranquil region between Antibes and Juan-les-Pins, with a...

See Cap d'Antibes guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

Very quiet when we visited, we found Valbonne to be an almost undiscovered small...

See Valbonne guide

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Markets in and near Theoule-sur-Mer

  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (5km)
  • Cannes: market Monday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Cannes: market every day except Monday (8km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (13km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (16km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (16km)
  • Saint-Raphael: market Tuesday & Monday (17km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (17km)

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Tourist attractions near Theoule-sur-Mer, France

What to do at Theoule-sur-Mer? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Theoule-sur-Mer.


  • Marineland d'Antibes (19km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (18km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (8km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de la Napoule (2km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (17km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (18km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (33km)
  • Jardin botanique (34km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (38km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (42km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (20km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (32km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (36km)
  • Tete de Chien (45km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (50km)
  • Massif des Maures (51km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (53km)
  • Lac de Castillon (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (17km)
  • Parc Phœnix (29km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (37km)

Geography and distances

Theoule-sur-Mer is in the south-east of France at 34 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Theoule-sur-Mer is 692 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Theoule-sur-Mer

Canton: Mandelieu-Cannes-Ouest

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Theoule-sur-Mer

from Nice (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 692 km

from Calais: 912 km

from Nice: 34 km

from Bordeaux: 617 km

from Strasbourg: 568 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Nice airport. Coming from the UK by car the route takes about 12 hours (can be busy in summer). For driving distances to Theoule-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cannes and Mandelieu-la-Napoule.

This page in French: Visiter Theoule-sur-Mer